St. Ignace Public Library
Your Bridge to Knowledge

Genealogic Resources 

The St. Ignace Public Library has genealogy records from the surrounding areas that patrons and visitors can use to further their family trees and for general knowledge. We have an extensive collection with more being added every year.

Genealogical Reference Materials

  • Michigana -Michigan History
  • History Room Inventory List (pdf 24 p.)
  • Birth Records of Mackinac County, MI 1873-1900
  • Area Census Records – 1820-1930
  • Mackinac County Marriages – 1821-1868
  • Index of Divorce Filings 1880-1930, Luce and Mackinac Counties
  • Mackinac County Cemetery Records
  • St. Ignace News, Death Notices: 1979-1995
  • Area French-Canadian Genealogies
  • Durant Roll
  • Local Collection: Area Family Genealogies compiled by Margaret Smith

St. Ignace Newspapers from 1887

(some early years missing)

  • Saint Ignace Enterprize
  • St. Ignace News
  • Republican News

Reference Books

  • Before the Bridge
  • St. Ignace: Images of America

MICROFILM

  • Durant Roll
  • Ottawa-Chippewa Census – 1836
  • Area Census Records – 1820-1920
  • Ratified Indian Treaties #96-143 & #197-229
  • St. Ignace Newspapers from 1887: Saint Ignace Enterprize
  • Ste. Anne’s Church Register 1695 – 1868

St. Ignace community has a genealogy group that meets every Wednesday from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. This group is open to anyone and everyone.

  • (906) 643-8318

  • Events & Activities

    1. Talk & Play

      October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    2. Talk & Play

      October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    3. Genealogy Group Meeting

      October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    4. Michigan Notable Author: John Smolens

      October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm